Savile was one of the "most prolific sex offenders"

Peter Watt, of the NSPCC, said Savile was "without doubt one of the most prolific sex offenders we have ever come across".

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Savile report

A total of 617 people had made contact with officers investigating claims against Savile and entertainment industry figures.The police report found that the earliest reported offence committed by Savile was in Manchester in 1955.